Sunday, November 20, 2016

Vangelis


























Artist:  Vangelis
Birth Name:  Evanghelos Odysseas, Papathanassiou
Born:  March 29, 1943.  Agria, Italian-Occupied Greece
Origin:  Volos, Greece
Genre:   New Age, Electronic, Progressive Rock, Neo-Classical, Ambient, Progressive Electronic, Experimental Electronic, Avant-Garde, Film Music, Soundtracks, Original Score, Film Score
Occupation:  Composer, Musician, Record Producer, Arranger
Instruments:  Piano, Synthesizer, Keyboards, Hammond Organ, Drums, Percussion

Vangelis is a Greek Composer of Electronic, Progressive, Ambient, Jazz, and Orchestral Music, best known for his Academy Award-Winning Score for the film Chariots Of Fire, and composing scores for the films Blade Runner, Missing, Antarctica, 1492:  Conquest Of Paradise, and Alexander.  In the early 1980s,  he formed a musical partnership with Jon Anderson (Lead Vocals of Yes), and the Duo went to release several albums together as Jon & Vangelis.  In 1981, he composed the score for the Oscar-Winning film Chariots Of Fire, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Original Score.














Title:  Rosetta  (2016)
Genre:   New Age, Electronic, Progressive Rock, Neo-Classical, Ambient, Progressive Electronic, Experimental Electronic, Avant-Garde, Film Music, Soundtracks, Original Score, Film Score
Label:  Decca Records
Rating:   *****

Tracks:

 1.  Origins (Arrival)  (4:23)
 2.  Starstuff  (5:14)
 3.  Infinitude  (4:30)
 4.  Exo Genesis  (3:33)
 5.  Celestial Whispers  (2:31)
 6.  Albedo 0.06  (4:45)
 7.  Sunlight  (4:22)
 8.  Rosetta  (5:02)
 9.  Philae's Descent  (3:04)
10. Mission Accomplie (Rosetta's Waltz)  (2:13)
11. Perihelion  (6:35)
12. Elegy  (3:07)
13. Return To The Void  (4:20)

Personnel:

Vangelis:  Composer, Arranger, Performer, Producer

Rosetta is a studio album by Vangelis, was released on September 23, 2016 by Decca Records.  It is dedicated to the Rosetta Space Probe Mission.


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